North Waltham, Cemetery Masterplan and Planning Application

Client: : Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council Location: : Basingstoke, Hampshire Dates: : 2015

HDD were appointed by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council to submit a planning application for a new cemetery for the Borough.

The 6.4 hectare site proposed for development as a cemetery will potentially provide 100 years of burial space for the Borough. The site which is currently agricultural is located close to the village of North Waltham in Hampshire.

HDD developed a masterplan for the site and led on the planning application co-ordinating inputs from a number of specialist sub consultants. The planning application was successful, and the final scheme included:

  • Site search,
  • Need Assessment,
  • Tier 1,2,3 Groundwater Assessment,
  • Transport Assessment,
  • Transport Plan,
  • Archaeological Assessment,
  • Ecological Assessment,
  • Agricultural Landclasification,
  • Landscape and Visual Impact Appraisal,
  • Site Masterplan.